Indigenous

Gowling WLG awards $5,000 Indigenous law scholarship to University of Saskatchewan student

Gowling WLG awards $5,000 Indigenous law scholarship to University of Saskatchewan student

Partner Brian Crane is the namesake of the scholarship

B.C. bencher candidate says past advocating for Indigenous people fits Law Society of B.C.’s present

B.C. bencher candidate says past advocating for Indigenous people fits Law Society of B.C.’s present

Legal regulator is considering making Indigenous cultural competency training mandatory for all lawyers

Val Napoleon: co-founder of the world’s first Indigenous law degree program

Val Napoleon: co-founder of the world’s first Indigenous law degree program

The member of B.C.’s Saulteau First Nation was a grandmother when she began law school

Yukon decision informs duty to consult

Yukon decision informs duty to consult

An unresolved assertion of Aboriginal title does not fundamentally change the Crown’s duty to consult and duty to consult does not provide for a veto, says a recent decision from the Yukon Supreme Court.

Parliament has no duty to consult First Nations in making laws: SCC

Parliament has no duty to consult First Nations in making laws: SCC

Although the Crown must act honourably toward Canada’s Indigenous peoples, Parliament is not required to consult them when making laws, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today.

Intergenerational change

Intergenerational change

When Daphne Comegan made it into law school, she had overcome the cycles that residential schools had wrought on her family